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Fire Prevention Week for 2019 is October 6-12.

The theme of this year's event is:

Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice your Escape!

Community Outreach Events

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is teaming up with Canadian Tire to promote the importance of smoke alarms and other fire life safety equipment. WFPS crews will be at the following locations throughout the city to discuss fire safety with members of the community:

DateTimeCanadian Tire Location
Wednesday, October 91:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.157 Vermillion Road
Thursday, October 101:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.750 St. James Street
Friday, October 111:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.2305 McPhillips

Fire Drills for Schools

Schools across Winnipeg will take part in fire drills, promoting fire safety and providing tips on fire prevention to students.

When: Friday, October 11, 2019
Where: Schools across Winnipeg

Fire Paramedic Station Open House

Members of the public are invited to attend open houses at all WFPS stations throughout the city, where children can enter a contest to become Fire Paramedic Chief for the Day.

When: POSTPONED to Saturday, October 19 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
: All WFPS fire paramedic stations

For more information on Fire Prevention Week, please follow #FirePreventionWeek on Twitter and Facebook.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like to thank their Fire Prevention Week Supporters for 2019:

Office of the Fire Commissioner Canadian Tire
Fire Fighters Burn Fund Portage Mutual
Red River Mutual McDonald's Restaurant
UFFW Local 867 CTV
City TV

Click here to read about the history of Fire Prevention Week.

Last update: Oct 11, 2019